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  • Job Reference:966824CR33_1660125224

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Travel

  • Contact Name: Christian Rowles

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Global Category Lead - IT Software

  • Job Salary: £70000 - £80000 Per Annum

Posted On: 10th August 2022

A Global Category Lead – IT role working for a multi-national brand who own many leading companies that are widely recognised anywhere. For this role, they are looking for someone with extensive Technology procurement experience, who are experts in senior level stakeholder management on a global scale.

As a business they have massively bounced back from COVID, are on a growth path and have been recruiting across all functions, but with procurement being at the absolute forefront of the future success.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Supporting the Global Head of IT Procurement on supporting the business on a huge investment into IT spend
* Conduct end to end procurement focusing purely on the company’s IT
* A large focus of the role will be aimed at building lasting relationships with suppliers
* Negotiate new and existing contracts for best value for the business
* Source new suppliers for best value, with up-most efficiency
* Work within a close team , but take on projects autonomously, full responsibility of supplier selection
* Manage stakeholders at all levels – business leads to executive level
* Challenge stakeholders across the business with your own technical and previous experience

Experience required:

* Must have extensive IT, Technology, Software procurement experience
* Proven wins and achievements, in relative sized projects
* End-to-end procurement experience, strong SRM/VM experience essential
* Must be able to fit into a team and work well in that environment
* Very confident in negotiating any level of stakeholder
* Able to build effective and lasting relationships internally and externally
* Willing to fully commit to the role and company throughout this exciting time of change

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